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there is some other developing news tonight. all south bound lanes of highway 101 out of san francisco are blocked. there's an injury accident. here's the situation on 511.org. a lot of people getting stuck. who were at baseball game at the park where the giants won against the cardinals. >> here's the 1-2. launched into right. back at the track. giants take the lead. >> that was the start of a very good night in game 2 of the national league championship series. sports director larry is here with the details on this is exactly what we needed to even the series up. >> last night belonged to the cardinals and tonight the giants. they found themselves down 6 nothing to st. louis last night. scored first tonight. got a terrific start from ryan and series tied at 1-1. fans talking about this for the rest of the steers. matt taking on marco on hard fly to second base trying to break up a double play. if you slide into second base that's fine but look where holiday initiates the play. 3 feet past second bay before he even goes to the ground. you don't do that. there is a diffe
as ours. michigan couple sell pwriingt the 25th anniversary here in san francisco. only they seem to be missing something. >> we didn't get tickets. no. imagine that. do you have tickets for us. what are you planning to do. we came here to be annoying. >> we just dime annoy the giants. >>reporter: kim is proof you don't need a ticket to live the excitement of the world series. renee of san jose came to watch 3 innings for free through the chain link fence. >> we came and waited in line here and yes. for a couple hours and got our wrist band and in we were. it was amazin amazing. >>reporter: she waited for 2 hours and it was absolutely worth it. of course again now the giants head off to detroit. from at&t park, abc 7 news. >> thanks very much. >> game 3 and 4 are saturday and sunday if necessary game 5 would be monday also in detroi detroit. >> tonight the abc 7 news i team investigates a cold case. child disappearance in san francisco almost 30 years ago. >> and in the process discovers a possible connection to serial killer. dan is here with an investigation you will s
person wept to the hospital after a muni cable car trolley crashed into a car late today in san francisco. the 2 vehicles collided about 5:35 today at the corner of washington street and embarcadero one person in the car was taken to the hospital. 2 children in the car we are glad to tell you were not hurt. >>> new at 11:00. man in sonoma wanted for exposing himself in public now in custody. sonoma police say the man dropped his pants inside a cvs open september 15. they believe the same man exposed himself at safeway sonoma market on the 28th. tonight they arrested 59-year-old richard hudson. he was booked on one count of annoying or molest ago person under 18 years old and 3 counts of indecent exposure. >>> san jose police say tonight this is the 56-year-old woman accused in a serial arson case. officers arrested her saturday night. they say she was in the process of setting another trash canon fire on manor lane when busted. authorities have been staking out the area since lace september with suspicious fires started breaking out in the enabled. in all 11 fierce were set. no
the celebration begin. take a look at this. you are looking at san francisco live from sky7hd. 24th and mission, giants fans very happy as the game just ended moments ago. good evening. i'm ama daetz. i am so excited. >> everybody contributed and they won the title it is. how sweep it is. they captured their second world series trophy in three years. let's take a look at the highlights. it was 1-0 in the third when triple crown winner, miguel connects with a 2-1 shot. that gave the tigers first lead in the series. buster posse delivers a two run who homer. m scrutiny scrutiny he singles and one score if the second. giants take a 4-3 lead. romo came to dwelt the save and catches cabrera looking for the second out. let the celebration begin. we hope to have some of the players later on in the show. wasn't that a great, fourth straight. >> it really was. >> they really dominated. >> it was a little close. >> don't worry, i told you not no worry. >> thank you. the streets of san francisco packed tonight with giants fans. many of them at civic center watching the game on a jumbotron lilian kim joins
, the san francisco giants are headed back to the world series. wasn't easy getting here. giants had to complete lopsided rally from a 3-1 deficit. moment that wasn't lost on fans. >> unbelieve afternoon. unbelievable. unbelievable. [ yelling] you see this? another one. for san francisc francisco. l. >> the heart of the rain fell louder the fans got. >> not at all. i wasn't leaving for no rain. no rain slowing us down. [ whistle]. >> until it was mostly clear game 7 was over. >> we did it. >>reporter: soaked. screamin screaming. caught up in the moment. they dance. sang and remind everyone who is no. 1. >> san francisco giants are no. 1. we are no. 1. >>reporter: tigers and giants meat for the first time in the post season and if anyone in this crowd is worried about it, they sure didn't show it. >> same thing. good pitching hitting and a lot of heart. the giants got. >> and the fans. >>reporter: now one fan told me this isn't rain, nick. this is celebration champagne. just watered down. got it. well any way, the san francisco giants will welcome the detroit tige
final. of course, game two is tomorrow night in san francisco. it starts just after 5:00. we'll have all the highlights right here. >> terry: stabbing outside the niners game. a fight started between two groups of people. one pulled out a knife and stabbed another person in the other group. that person is expected to live. all of them say they are 49ers fans. >> they are searching for a murderer tonight. two people were shot. one man as killed. a woman was taken to the hospital. investigators hope to talk with her because they have no other witnesses right now. >>> bart trains are running again between san francisco and oakland. trains stopped running when a man started walking from the tube about 6:30 tonight. things were delayed between san francisco and oakland for about an hour. >> sonoma state university student falls from the third floor of the apartment building and he is recovering at a santa rosa hospital. sergio quintana has the details. >> reporter: this quiet silence was broken when he fell three stories. his fall was captured on surveillance video that we were able to watch.
of it and how much it can carry oversea and land on a cushion of air. it impressed san francisco's mayor as it came ashore this morning. >> i'm very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things we might absolutely need. >> reporter: layman's term is hovercraft. navy officials will tell you it is technically called a landing craft air cuion. they brought it here asart of fleet week to showcase the ct that t nyan move combat or humanitarian supplies from a ship to the beach, very quickly. >> it travels at 40, 50 miles an hour on the water. most vessels out here travel 5 to 10 miles. >> reporter: the other advantage is the amount it can carry. consider what it could do come bared to a helicopter. >> -- compared to a helicopter. >> 12 to -- host helopters can only lifone oometimes two vecles at atime >> reporter: what it can move to shore, mobile er and surgical center which the marines have used in afghanistan. and to help in places like haiti. >> we have a 98% success surviveability rate if somebody were to come through
. it's 4.43 in san francisco. 4.38 in san jose up 8 cents overnight. lisa is live for news san jose tonight. lisa? >> at this chevron in san jose the praise for regular gas changed twice today. at 3:00 o'clock in the afternoon that sign said 4.23 and at 4:00 o'clock wept up 46 cents. no words are required to feel the driver pain. gas at this station in san bruno is over 5 dollars a gallon. >> 5.19. my god i can't count that high for 89 not even premium. >> last time this bad in california was 2008. and this spike is supposed to be even worse. the reason? gasoline shortage. due to pipeline outage and closure in southern california and the chevron refinery fire in richmond in august. whole sale praise up 1 dollar meanshe price at the pump is shooting up too. >> 170 dollars for5 gallon. >>porter: in uthe california tis indepennt gas station is charging nearly 6 dollars a gallon. >> take it all down and have no goods or we have to just charge that. we have no option. >>reporter: analyst at gas buddy.com say prices everywhere will rise until next week. and then level out. s
level. jamison canyon road, light returns. around san francisco we have been seeing a few sprinkles developing. you can see them herement -- them here. caesar chavez and the temperatures are falling tonight as the cooler air is moving in. most areas in the 50s. now, the weather cooperated for game one. but will it be a winning forecast tomorrow and a win for game two for the san francisco giants? game two forecast plus a look at your weekend weather coming up. carolyn? >> thanks, sandhya. we are following developing news out of san francisco where six people were hurt in a car crash. we are waiting to hear about the severity of their injuries. this accident happened before 10:00 on 18th street and tennessee avenue. we are told a vehicle somehow rolled over and ended up on 280 near mariposa. right now one lane is closed with the mariposa off-ramp. >>> police found a car full of pot and money. and a bay area teacher is under arrest taken out of class by police. it happened in hercules and as alan wang explains, detectives are looking into the possibility that the teacher was selling d
autographs tonight for adoring fans in san francisco. and tomorrow they will perform for hundreds of thousands of people along the san francisco water tront. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. altogether one million people are expected to drive, boat or bart into the city to take part in an unprecedented weekend of high-profile events. along with the blue angels there is the america's cup world series along the embarcadero, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival in golden gate park. the giants have playoff games at 6:30 p.m. on saturday and sunday. the castro stree fair d th italn ritage pade on nday. that to name a feof t ents. ama tes isive tonit with what i gng on. am how do you get where you are going? >> dan, it is dizzying thinking about all of the events. it is hard to keep them straight. we are here at pier39 where people are hanging out and having a good time before he take a cab home or walk to where they are going. tomorrow i expect lots more people to be out here to check out things like the blue angels. >> that's the best part of our job.
in sanncisc fransco. good evening everyone. >> the president is in san francisco tonight collecting a lot of money for the last few weeks of his campaign. he's also trying to the regain the momentum lost in a lack luster debate performance. lillian is live outside the bill gram pacific auditorium in the city where the president spoke to fired up crowd just a short time ago. lillian? >>reporter: dan, 4 million dollars that's how much the president raid in san francisco in just one day. president obama appeared at the bill gram civic auditorium for the third final fundraiser of the day. objective, fire up the troops. >> hello san francisco. we are here because we have got some work to do. we are hear because we have got an election to win. >>reporter: this is mr. obama sixth fundraising from i hope to san francisco this year. i arrived at sfo before 2:00 p.m. . then headed straight to the intercontinental hotel where 25 people paid 40,000 dollars each for a meet and greet with the president. those who didn't want to fork out that kind of cash made their way to the bill gram civic
on friday less than a mile north on those very same tracks. san francisco police are on the lookout for a vandal who has damned more than two dozen vehicles. they released a sketch of the vandal tonight. police believe this man has scratched or broken the windows of 30 cars. it started in august in the mission and dolores heights neighborhoods. >>> the morgan hill mother accused of abandoning her daughter at a grocery store says the whole thing was a misunderstanding. in an exclusive interview with our media partner marcy keelan denies ditching her 10-year-old. she said she left her at the safe way with her boyfriend while she went to a nearby park with her five-year-old. keelan claims to have broken up with her boyfriend over the incident. >>> a setback for oracle and team usa to hold on to the america's cup. >> i'm lisa amin gulezian where they are waiting for their yacht to come tonight. >> and the race to host the 50th super bowl. the nfl announces the finalists and the bay area is in the running. >>> a major blow to oracle's sailing team. the 72-foot catamaran for next year's c
cancelled today at san francisco international. terry mcsweeney joins us any encouraging news? >> reporter: there is. also confusion any time you have an event as big as sandy there's going to be some. san francisco international spokesperson told me the airlines were cancelling all 114 flights in and out of sfo from those seven airports back east. i was at the united counter, one flight has taken off for boston another boarding, as we speak so there's confusion, confusion for airlines imagine what it is like for passengers. she needs to be home in new york. after 30 minutes at a ticket counter she didn't have a plight. what happened they couldn't get you on? >> no. very complicated. >> reporter: complicated? are the airlines cooperating? >> yes, they are very nice. it is just that everybody wants to fly now. >> reporter: brian's flight rescheduled for tomorrow, not going to work. >> 10 a.m. wednesday morning i have to be at arlington cemetery. the circumstances are definitely suck but that's my story. >> reporter: these two do have a flight but not home to washington, d.c.. >> we were in
force. >> new at 11 the bomb squad zero in on home in san francisco bay view district tonight. sheriff's deputy asked san francisco police explosive expert to search the home on thomas avenue. now police examine items at the scene and didn't evacuate the area. officers did take away items but they are not saying if they found any explosives. >> well the summer driving season is over but if you thought gas price were his high. wait. 20 to 30 cent spike in prices ov the next few ys. hat's onop of keep inind e soaring pris we have en since thehevron refineryire on august 6. lisa is looking that this for us tonight and live with some surprising answers as to why. >>reporter: that is very true. i am here in palo alto tonight where at this pacic ga station the price regular gas shot up 24 cents since yeerday. and it will only get worse. gas prices shot up today. and according to petroleum analyst gas buddy.com the spike is california specific. they blame low fuel production on august she have respect refinery fire in richmo, igh prsure in tonsower surge at exx mobile and maintenance
through. 5-nothing over the st. louis cardinals. bringing the series back here to san francisco. good evening. this was a big wichbility it narrows the cardinal lead in the series 3 games to 2. larry is here and the giants lit raet real came out swinging and kept the cards from doing so tonight. >> it was all about barry zito. great story beauty of sports because he's a human punching bag for years. ever since he signed 1 26 million dollar contract that hasn't lived up to expectation as far as the contract goes but tonight it was barry zito to the rescue with giants facing elimination. he was brilliant. beat the cardinals. keeps the giants alive. brings the national league championship series back to san francisco. barry escaped bases loaded nobody out jam in the second. pitcher double play ball. thaten the inning. scoreless until the fourth. if hunter with chopper. you have to get lucky and lynn throws the ball right off the second base. marco scored operator or. giants on top 1 nothing. zito did it with the arm and bat. surprising david with a 2 out bunt. blanco scor
>>> that breaking news is happening tonight in san francisco. a boat rescue on the bay involving at least 22 people. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. let's head out to abc7 news reporter thomas roman who is live with the latest at pier39. thomas? >> matthew rice's friends and family wanted to give him a special bachelor party. but they gave him a scare when their party boat hit a rock outside of alcatraz. these 18 men in life vests were having a great time at a bachelor party on the bay. the men, some of whom came from ireland decided all of them would have the beer tasting on a bay party boat. what they got was a scare when the boat started to sink. we spoke to the bachelor and his soon to be uncle. >> we were just hanging out, only on the boat pour like 20 minutes or so, and all of a sudden we were coming around alcatraz and it was like, boom, a big jolt. the next thing we knew, the coast guard boat came in and got us off. >> they were like, put on your life vests, go up to the bow. the captain was going toward pier30 nan, but they were going down
-- carolyn johnson. the family has close ties to the bay area. they lived in san francisco for years. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has the story. >> new york city detectives have not figured out why a nanny would have violently stabbed two young children in her care, but they are thousand saying the 50-year-old woman may have been having financial problems and recently sought psychological help. the disturbing murder of two children in this manhattan apart meant building sent shock waves across the country of the she returned home to find two of her children stabbed to death in a bath to be. two-year-old leo and six-year-old lucia killed by their nanny. and then she started stabbing herself when the mother walked in. she was later wheeled away on a stretcher. >> on the floor of the bathroom is the nanny who apparently inflicted wounds on her throat. >> reporter: they recently moved to new york from san francisco. their former neighbors are shocked to hear of the tragedy. >> i remember that he had gotten a job. they were going to move to new york. >> reporter: this is a neighborhood o
area and oakland and san francisco. we also know that the orion meteor shower is peaking this evening. we're working on that now. more at 11:00 over on channel 7, but we have asked spencer christian to check in more. there is something out there pretty interesting. >> we've been getting calls in the weather office. we have been trying to reach some official source that can confirm or deny that the meteors is what people have been seeing tonight. we do know that the meteor showers begin yesterday and will peak on the 20th. it's possible a shooting star or flash of light is what people have been seeing. no confirmation on that. i don't want to speculate. let's take look at live doppler 7-hd. we have clear skies, coast to inland. we have a very warm to hot day today. high temperatures range from 70 at half moon bay to 82 at san francisco. 84 santa cruz. warmer than san francisco, 85 in oakland. 89 in inland east bay locations. 92 in ukiah. this will be with us for another day. as a result rising temperatures and very low humidity and gusty winds. we have a red flag warning for high fire
and then by thursday, down to 78 degrees. san francisco, is going from 85 tomorrow, 20-degree drop as we head into your wednesday. 65 degrees and 62 on nurse. check out san jose, from 95 to 80. we are going to see a quick drop-off beginning on wednesday and continuing through thursday. this is the area of low pressure that will bring us the cooler weather but not tomorrow. this hot air mass stays with us so it will bring another hot day and warm conditions at the coastline. tomorrow morning, clear skies and mild conditions. you can leave that jacket behind. sun will be out early. we'll see anotherhot one inland d 100 dege readings coastal areas will see temperatures in the 70s. watch what is happening on wednesday. that fog starts to push northward. sea breeze kicks in and as the fog surges northward on wednesday afternoon, sharp drop-off of temperatures. tomorrow morning, it will be a mild start. most of the bay area in the mid 50s to mid-60s under clear skies. then tomorrow afternoon, still going to be on the hot side in the south bay, 96 degrees in campbell, 95 in san jose. 94 in milpitas. coastal a
neighbors of the crime family are just stunned by the tragic news. family used to live in san francisco valley and the father is a former yahoo executive. vick lee has more. >>reporter: kevin and marina crime former home is necessary eled in a quiet well manicured neighborhood in noe valley. neighborhood of refurbished victorian homes. the crime lived in the 2 bedroom 2 bath house for about 6 years before selling it in july of last year. >> i remember that he had gotten a job and they were going to move to new york. >>reporter: lynn lives around the block. she remembers kevin and marina and 2 of the 3 children. 6-year-old lucy and 3-year-oldness not killed. she never met 2-year-old leo who may have just been born around the time they moved. >> they were definitely nice people. he was a techie. they bought a house small victorian and spent a lot of time fixing it and making it just right. >>reporter: she also met the grandparents who rented the inlaw apartment during a brief stay. she didn't know at the time that their son was kevin crime. >> they mentioned that the children li
forces. >>> now to this weekend's other big story. all the events going on in san francisco. from fleet week and america's cup to parades and festivals. hundreds of thousands of people were drawn to the city. sergio quintana reports. >> reporter: blue angels, speeding overhead is the only thing audiences have to pay attention to on fleet week. but today they had some competition. >> very loud. >> from marina green, the sailing got a pre-air race show for the latest stage of the competition. >> i was on tv, we watched it. since we were here, so we came. >> sailing and aerial acrobat ix would be plenty for one weekend but this is big bay weekend. here they add someday of their own flying for the annual castro street fair. >> we thought the traffic was going to be horrible but literally we got here quicker than we normally do. >> reporter: but public transportation was the most sensible ways of navigating e city. that incles theif st i geldolden gate park. lodging was at a premium. >> yh, i did heo look a lot to find a deal. i still paid a lot. >> reporter: if there wasn't enough going on,
francisco. that's where bishop cordileone will be installed as the new archbishop of the san francisco archdiocese. the 56-year-old former bishop of oakland is a staunch supporter of ban on same-sex marriage. >>> cal-state has selected new chancellor to run the largest system of four year colleges in the country, timothy p white will replace charles reed in december. he is the chancellor at uc riverside. >> the woman who abandoned her 10-year-old after shoplifting at a safeway store is back -- -- is on her way back. officers are transporting her on an extradition order today. >>> $6,000 reward being offered for the return of a dog stolen from the home of a 10-year-old san jose girl. monday thieves broke through a glass door, stole electronic equipment and five-month-old dog named miko. police and city councilmembers pitched in to offer reward the dog has a microchip. >>> just ahead, major milestone for facebook. the status update mark you canner -- mark zuckerberg made this morning. >>> rare and beautiful sight, [ male announcer ] are you ready for tomorrow's technology today? then swi
of san francisco rather. abc7 news. >> a big moment that was. thanks. >>> and a big night for bay area baseball. a's and giants both staying alive in the post season. >> the giants win in cinncinati, and the a's taking game three at home with their backs against the wall against the tigers. >> abc sf sports director -- abc7 sports director larry beil is here now. they both have a tough road ahead. >> yes, but alive barely. cocoa crisp spent the past 48 hours replaying his error from game two in his head. he made up for it as you will see. in game three at the coliseum goes over the wall to rob prince fielder of a homerun. fielder was robbed a couple times in this game in the 2-0 victory. sold out 37,000 on hand. the a's as we mentioned still trail the best of five series two games to one with game four coming up tomorrow night. you saw the wild fans. the a's had some help. 37,000 plus screaming at the top of their lungs. c7 news reporter alanwang is live at the coleum where the celebration took place, and they will still be taking place, alan. >> wow, larry, what a difference a home te
their life. katie marzullo is live at the caltrain station in san francisco with more on that huge $49,000 giveaway that will happen during our show after the game tonight. >> reporter: yes, after the game, somebody is going to hear their nam announced on abc7 news and that person is going to be $49,000 richer. it could be you. all you have to do is like us on facebook. the first commuters who arrived this morning were greeted with good news. we are giving away $49,000. >> i already did it many >> reporter: all they had to do was ask me. go to facebook.com/abc7news and like us. then click the win $49,000 button and fill out the entry form. only rizes of the bay area can enter which means -- only residents of the bay area can enter which means your chances are good. >> i'm going to payoff my car. >> reporter: very wise man. >> nothing frivolous. i'm going to keep it and save it. >> reporter: do as you please. but remember, you can't pen if you don't enter. >> i'll do it. -- i moved here two months ago. it will be my first and only station i do like. >> reporter: just a couple other thin
that was discussed by the candidates and the u.s. diplomat killed in libya was remembered today in san francisco. hundreds of people packed city hall to honor ambassador christopher stevens. guest speaker included representative barbara lee and former secretary of state george shuttle. they talked about how stevens helped create a positive relationship between the u.s. and the middle east. stevens family says despite his work over seas as ambassador he still had a very active role in their family. >> chris was a huge presence in our family. though he lived far away he had a lot of friend. very challenging job. he always came home and when he came home for christmas for our wedding for hilary baby shower he was really there. he wasn't text messaging. he wasn't e mailing. he was running with us. playing tennis. eating. drinking. telling stories. and extracting our stories. >>reporter: stevens has tie to the bay area graduating from uc berkeley and uc sf hastings school of law. >> oracle 72 foot america cup yacht being towed back to port after capsizing in the bay this afternoon then
has placed in me. >> that is the new archbishop of san francisco. installation was a moment of pomp and protest. vl lee ann has the story. >>reporter: mood outside the ka that he had rall was festiv festive. hundreds of catholic came to witness the installation of the new leader in san francisco. >> i think it's a big day for catholics. all the bay area. yes. >>reporter: escorted by security officers the priest waved to people waiting outside the cathedral. he followed tradition as he entered through the bronze doors. not everyone was allowed to witness the ceremony. only those pre-selected and with tickets could enter. outside a group of followers cheered him on. but gay activist also made themselves heard. he ace big opponent of same sex marriages. outside it turned that a heated debate. >> if the family as the catholic church between one man and one woman. >> he can say what he says but we don't agree. nothing wrong with being gay. nothing wrong with our right to marry. here to stand against his installations the archbishop of sanrancis. >>repoer: b the spesperson f
>> here is president obama beginning his campaign stop in san francisco. meeting greeting supporters at the airport. this is probably his only bay area appearance however where no one had to pay in order to see him. good evening. the president has 3 big fundraisers this eveni. first was at 4:00 o'clock at the intercontinental hotel. 25 supporters payed 40,000 dollars a rson to meet him. then president obama headed over t bill gram pacific auditorium for 2 event. dinner with celebrity chefs that cost 2 20,000 dollars per person then concert tonight with john legend and san francisco own michael frantic. president is due to speak about 40 minutes from now. we plan to bring some of this to you live. in the meantime the edence is presenti debate lasweek was a ge changer. at ast for the mome. west poll from the research zeros shows romney pulling ahead for the first time. 29 days before the election. president plan to turn his campaign around is the last though. here's jay tappe tapper. >>reporter: president obama sending a message to his supporters about last we
in on san francisco first of all around winston drive over on caesar chavez boulevard we have pockets of heavy downpour. we just downpour in the 9th inning at at&t park. you can see the rainfall extending east across the bay to oakland and emeryville. to the north powerful strong activity up here. thunderstorms. thunderstorm activity between fort ross and clover dale. thunderstorms just if you lightning strike a moment alaska. you can see it, couple there right now. this is impressive area of thunderstorm activity. we expect more to develop during the overnight hours. not out of the woods yet. rainfallsá total about 24 hours. 1 and 1/10th inch of rain at santa rosa a.4 tenths in san francisco. under half inch at oakland and of course significant amounts also at livermore, moffitt field and san jose obviously more rain overnight. the totals will grochlt another look 7 day forecast a little bit late near thanks very much. >> crazy weather in yuba city. look at this tornado touched down 40 miles north of sacramento. national weather service had reported funnel clouds as wel
of danger. >> in san francisco fire destroyed a restaurant and disrupted muni service for hours. in san jose explosive situation when fair broke out at a house with a lot of ammunition inside. >> the muni trains in san francisco just started rolling. that fire caused big problems at the west portal tunnel. terry mcsweeney joins us live. >> reporter: this is a story of the tire that would not go out. it isn't completely out yet. judgment a moment ago there were firefighters out here hitting the roof of the squat and gobble restaurant with more water they've been out here for six hours and there's still smoke many the same fire that caused the tunnel and all the muni trains to shutdown until 40 minutes ago. the report of a fire came in about 5:00 this morning. three hours later, despite a never-ending spray, the fire was still burning. >> it is a very deep building the first building the fire was hard to find they put out what they saw. i think it was way ahead of us before we got here in the walls, attic. >> reporter: when firefighters thought it was just about contained there would be a flar
games to two in the series. they are coming back to san francisco for a game six on sunday. the former oakland a often criticized failed to live up to his big contract and saved the day for the giants. wayne freedman is with the team in st. louis where the champagne was on ice for the cardinals, and it stayed there. >> you are looking at what amounts to baseball heirasy in saint louis. fans leaving early. the night given up. >> we came in with good vibes for sure. >> good vibes and a bad outcome and if you believe in baseball vodoo we knew one reason why. >> i was worried so i wore my lucky -- i won't tell you what. >> you are not the only one, you know. joy i know. >> and it was orange. >> my orange lucky undergarment. >> why weren't you wearing it all along? >> you have to watch in between. >> well, what did the giants say tonight? >> they say it is not over yet. >> so it continues. but not as busch stadium anymore. the series halfs back to san francisco. the giants' team leaves st. louis at 2:30 in the morning local time. from st. louis, wayne freedman, abc7 news. >> and here is a l
people in richmo kept cl by finding shade at keller beach park. at san francisco's aquatic park the waters were just right to find relief. it's remarkable. >> very hot all around the bay area. it's now 73. look at some of the high temperatures, numerous triple-digit reads, 100 at santa cruz and 100 at napa. 102 in cloverdale. numerous 99's and these are hot. one record, contentfield at 97 degrees broke its record for this date. i'll give you a look at conditions right now and tell you what is coming up tomorrow. >> dan: a big scare in downtown san mateo, big scare over a little misunderstanding. it happened while a man was driving to work on fourth street wearing a costume that sent police into full on response mode. david louie explains why. >> what would you think if you saw someone dressed like in this going down the street? he was on his way to work at a san mateo costume shop after police stopped him after several people called 911. >> we were supposed to wear costumes to greet customers. >> reporter: he was also wearing a pineapple grenade on his neck. bomb squad determine
bond fan and took my allegiance to san francisco with him. >> he sees many more games here than there. immanuel coming to the stadium as giants fan and being hand add cardinals towel to wave. or seeing a woman who painted all 10 of her fingers in cardinal symbol e. do you see any orange in all of this red? >> this town is red. this is red october. cardinal town. >> which means if you are a giants fan uttering the words go giants you have to wonder if anyone is listening. for fans in st. louis during this game 4 there have been better nights. >> i think they are scared. they are feeling sad. we are doing well. >>reporter: more than a little too well as far as giants fans are concerned. as the rainfal rainfalls on busch stadium ready to turn the later out, their sentiment echo those of giants players this evening. win tomorrow. get this series home. anything can still happen. in st. louis, wayne abc 7 news. >> and here's the line up for the giants game 5 will be played in st. louis tomorrow night at 5:07. >> now there's a game 6 it will be played at at&t park m san francisco
in october. this is a live picture in emeryville. and san francisco. last night at this time it was 74 degrees in the city and tonight also spencer tells me 74 degrees. here's emeryville camera now. from sutro i'm sorry. so will we get some relief from this heat? spencer is tracking it. another warm night. >> very warm night and no wonder because today high pressure were so high heat is holding on. long time to receive. today high 102 at clover dil. ukiah 105 and santa rosa 100. concord 101 antioch 103 and livermore 101 at santa cruz and 3 record for this date 99 at kent field, new record for this date. 95 in moffitt field new record for this date and san jose tied existing record. san francisco high of 94 degrees. second cop executive day we have had temperatures at or about 90 degrees san francisco but things about to change in dramatic fashion. i'll have the accu-weather 7 day forecast coming up very shortly. >> thanks very much. temperatures going down. gas prices look like going up. you may have noticed is what happening at the pump and could keep on climbing. regula
. blue angel practicing over san francisco this afternoon for the show this weekend. 7 news with a look at all of the hoopla going on around here. wayne? >>reporter: all right san francisco. are you ready? >> ready for what? >>reporter: if she really needs to know. she should ask george. >> i have fleet week. i have the boat race on sunday. fr frainers playing sunday. i have the giants playing saturday and sunday. i got bieber playing saturday. i got madonna playing saturday and sunday. tive the ucla playing cal. >>reporter: in short estimated 1 million people trying to get from point a to b and then maybe c or d. >> million people that's what i heard. >>reporter: minus one. >> that would be me. >>reporter: here for ships. planes. one of 2 baseball teams with high flying hopes and britly painted fans. >> it's like a rally pumped up for the post season. >>reporter: not the post season blue unless they include and are confined to blue grass music in golden gate park. the festival will draw in an estimated 200,000 hear some 90 acts in the next three days. actually 91 acts.
and family inside when it happens. you get details. >> plus today big fire in san francisco. westportal strupt goes up in flames sadly. along with livelihood of the workers. >> get ready for a major warm-up in the bay year. starts this weekend. i have details in my accu-weather forecast coming up. >> bitter sweet day in baseball. a clean out the lockers while the giants get ready to take on the next play ready to take on the next play off opponent. s >> thankfully by some miracle mother and 4 young children escape serous giraffe the family home was just obliterated by a natural gas explosion this morning in colorado. look at this. how were they not killed? badly hurt. incredible. 2 teenagers who live nearby race to the thousands help the family get out. it was felt for miles as you can immanuel. damaged 2 other homes and left the third condemned. at least 20 people had to be evacuated. cause is under investigation but neighbors say they smelled gas shortly before the explosion. that is unbelieve afternoon. utter destruction. >>> well in san francisco the cleanup and investig
170,000 dollars worth of chips from san jose to south san francisco yesterday. they tried to rob it at stop on grand avenue. but the truck driver father also in another vehicle intervened. the thieves fled leaving one of the guys behind. he was arrested. police say the other alleged thieves escaped in a gold dodge caravan with possible california license plate of 6 v o one y 107. what it ford explorer with california plate of this number on the screen. >>> manufacturing on. apple unveiled the new i-pad mini today as expected. along with some other devices designed to hook consumer before the all important holiday shopping season kicks into high gear. details tonight from 7 news business and technology reporter david louie. >> it's the one time apple didn't succeed in keeping a secret. i-pad mini made the debut just in time for the important holiday shopping season. >> you can hold it in one hand. now this just isn't a slunken down i-pad. it's an entirely new design. >>reporter: while screen is almost 2 inches smaller than the original i-pad the display resolution is iden
. >>> san francisco police arrested one and looking for another after the men allegedly fired at officers during a high speed chase. police say they tried to make a traffic stop around 2 a.m. it ended two blocks away wheng( the speeding vehicle ran a red light and smashed into a taxi at eddy and franklin. one man shot at police during pursuit driver of the taxi only suffered minor injury. >>> richmond man who prosecutors say instigated the gang rape of a teenaged girl will be sentenced to 32 years under the plea the 22-year-old manuel ortega agreed to yesterday. the assault happened three years ago this month outside richmond high during a homecoming dance the victim had to be hospitalized after being raped and beaten more than two hours. he's the first of six to have his case decided. >>> crews making slow but steady progress against a wildfire in lake county along highway 29. one home has been lost, two subdivisions evacuated yesterday. residents of one have been allowed to return home. no word on what caused the fire it is 30% contained. calfire hopes to have full containment by tomorr
>>> breaking news in san francisco. sky7hd is over a safeway store in the marine district where a car has run into the building. fire department responded about half an hour ago. accident happened around 10:30. one person suffered a minor injury. we don't know whether that person was in the store or the car. as you see the fire and police department are at the scene. we'll follow for you at abc7news.com:i'm cheryl jennings. >> kristen: i'm kristen sze. the highway patrol is about to begin patrolling oakland streets a promise kept by the governor after a personal plea to curb the rising crime rate. terry mcsweeney is live at oakland police headquarters. >> reporter: oakland police told me how much they will be welcoming the chp officers when it comes to investigating and solving these homicides. when it comes to preventing homicides, preventing crime in general which is the ideal they are looking for help from other people. about 300,000 citizens of only. >> the recent killing happening from vernon. he was a rest dented at a nearby halfway house and was shot down in a hail of gun
travelers. kira klapper joins us from san francisco international with more. >> reporter: 150 flights through sfo are cancel now. it is only expected to get worse for bay area travelers as the week progresses and hurricane sandy strengthens. hurricane sandy is already making enemies. >> this was my first time flying. i feel like flying is horrible and i don't want to do it again. >> reporter: 18-year-old rebecca's flight new jersey of yesterday from new jersey was delayed turning what should have been a six hour trip into 11 hours then missed her connection to burbank. >> most of us missed our flight because it got here at 11. >> reporter: 150 flights, 75 departures and 75 arrivals in and out of sfo cancelled, leaving thousands of customers stranded since the cancellations began yesterday. >> what we are seeing today is a full cancellation of essentially all flying to and from the major east coast cities. this includes washington, d.c. airports, new york airports and boston as well. >> reporter: passengers are urged to check before coming to the airport. some who were proactive are st
at 5:07 and 60 degrees. breezy as the san francisco giants play the tigers at 8:30 p.m. 56 degrees. it is going to be cool, but the showers will wind down by around 2:00, 3:00 in the afternoon. how about the weekend plans? i will be back tout the weathera few minutes. >> sandhya, thank you very much. >>> it is pins and needles time. we are on the eve of the world series rain notwithstanding. the giants host the detroit tigers and the city is bathed in giants orange. some of the city's most famous landmarks are lit up as the first game approaches. if you want to be in the stands tomorrow there is still hope. abc7 goes live to the ballpark. it is not cheap, but doable, right? >> absolutely, dan. the problem is illegal tickets c. police warn that buying tickets on the street is a crime. selling tickets on the street is a crime. if you are not buying ckets from an authorized dealer, they warn that it is buyer be -- beware. >> been to probably 30 plus games so far. excited to go to a couple more. >> starting with the one that matters the most. the match up between the giants and the tig
in san francisco, leslie brinkley, abc7 news. >> thanks, leslie. and if you missed the debate you can still see it by going to abc7news.com. we have a link for you on the front page. >>> and mitt romney struck a nerve with social media when he said he would eliminate the subsidee for the public broadcast system. >> i am going to stop the subsidee to pbs and other things. i like pbs. i like big bird. >> somebody started a fire big bird twitter account. in a half hour they had 9900 followers. thought to be outdone somebody started a facebook page called big bird for president. the next debate takes place a week from tomorrow in danville, kentucky when vice president joe bid and congssman paul ryan face-off. we will air that debate starting at 6:00. >>> developing news, and police are at the scene of a double homicide that may have resulted from a neighbor dispute. one man was taken from the scene in a police car. officers arrived after 6:00 to find two bodies on the front lawn of a house. a that i bore who lives across the street confronted the men with the firearm. >> a sheriff deputy
. president obama is on his way to ohio after taking off from san francisco airport this morning after a fundraising trip to the bay area. vic lee has the latest. >> reporter: president obama left san francisco aboard air force one this morning with his campaign coffers filled with cash. it was his 12th visit to the city another brief but lucrative trip. >> money is going to the swing stat and calornia ha beco te bankg state. ifou loo at where the most money has come, not only for obama but for romney, california is number one. >> reporter: it began last night with a roundtable for 25 wealthy donors. each patron paid $40,000. then the president met with 100 people who paid $20,000 each to have dinner with him in the bill graham civic auditorium. outside the venue, 100 people staged protests against various policies, from the use of drones in pakistan, to the federal crackdown on marijuana. >> the president: i love you back thank yu everybody! >> reporter: the esident ended the day at a concert for 6,000 supporters at the auditorium tickets started at $200 per person. he alluded to his
>> sdg&e. it's a long day and long nature for san francisco supervisors as the public shares its opinion about suspended sheriff mirkarimi. supervisors are deciding whether to take away his job for good. as we speak supervisors are still listening to public comment. they say they will listen to everyone wh wants to speak. vick l is inse the hearing. >> this case is about unecedented mayor power claiming discretion to charge any elected official in this of. >>reporter: former mayor among those who spoke in support of mirkarimi. most of those who appeared at the beginning were for the suspended sheriff. >> i have neve known ross in the time tt he has been a father and husband to ever be neglect of his duties as a husband, provider, and loving father. >>reporter: crowd of suppor supporters clearly out number mirkarimi detractors. suspended sheriff mirkarimi and wife lopez were greeted by strong supporters at city hall. witing cwd gr to about 0 or more. most of them seem to be his admirers. mark ream and lopez spoke to us outside. >> i am so happy with all the support. i hop
this is not just san francisco fans people drove in from merced, l.a., huge broadcast tv setter wrecked in front of the park. the giantsre definitely on the big stage now. the world series doesn't just bring out rabid fans it brings out bomb squads, bomb sniffing dogs and x-ray months from local, state and federal agencies. >> world series is big going to be alot of people here, different things happening want to make sure san francisco stays say >> reporter: before any truck can go to at&t park it has to pass through an x-ray machine this truck is carrying hot dogs, candy and other concessions for fans. >> we are going to run it through the trucks here do our scanner and see if there is any anomaly. >> reporter: officers are looking for problems, fans are looking for tickets. >> i dove up from l.a. last night -- i drove up from l.a. last night, slept in my truck, they said there was no tickets. >> reporter: he found a scalper and is hoping for the best. >> seemed honest enough. i don't know. i don't know what the frisco crowd is like. >> reporter: he paid $150 each for standing room only. for t
. switching gears, the san francisco giants victory parade taking place tomorrow, and it is going to be a winning forecast. it is looking dry. back with the details in a few minutes. >> speaking of that parade, the city of san francisco is putting the finishing touches on it right now to honor the world champion giants. fans are gathering at civic center plaza. that's where hundreds of thousands are expected tomorrow. cornell bernard has a preview for us. >> the stage is set here at city hall to celebrate the giants everywhere you look. folks are already starting to gather and checking out the imrand strand where the giants parade will pass by. >> a big party being planned at city hall where it is all about banners and hundreds of balloons. celebrating the giants' world series win. >> at pier54, they are stapling up a storm. joy i just do what i am told -- >> i just do i am told. i staple. >> they have one goal, cover the floats from front to back in orange and black in time for the victory parade. >> now we can go through the floats like termites getting them ready. i suspect don
because at the veteran hospital in san francisco major league baseball did today. >> i love the giants. >>reporter: but denise who served 20 years in the air force has severe neck pain and down the hall randall wilson had only daytime television to distract him. until this morning. >> bud selig run a bell. >> yes. >>reporter: well twhees came to visit today. commissioner of baseball along with larry bear of the giants and retired clark and perry as part of a program to say thanks to american veterans everywhere. >> there you go. >> there you go. >> thanks. have a good day. >> thank you for all your service. >> when you think these people have done and sacrifices they have made for us, for this country, we want to properly honor them. do as much as we can. >> here's world series baseball for you. >> oh, thank you sir. >>reporter: every patient on the ward professed to love baseball but for denise this felt more like a dream. 1 minute feeling bad and the next she has a baseball signed by will clark larry bear gaylord perry and bud selig. state visit symbolic one. this would be
. despite a tough economy the bay area is in fact booming. how a san francisco theater company is banking on a rise in customers as it it expands into a new theater. plus, new concern about what facebook does with your information. why privacy advocates say facebook may be selling out its users. >>> also, a family pet targeted by thieves. the plea and the pledge made by the family inthe hope that they will see little mico, once >>> the family of an 18-year-old killed by oakland police is still looking for answers is into what happened the day that he was shot. police say that allen blueford pointed a gun at the officer and now have released a portion of the police report. here is abc 7 news reporter nick smith. >> we are just trying to get answers and we said and said and said and we haven't been able to get any answers. at every turn we have been shut down. >> reporter: the family continues to demand answers related to the death of their son. last night's city council meeting filled once again with family and supporter who accuse police and city leaders of dragging their feet and releasi
people jammed san francisco and million more are expected tomorrow. they will have to be on their best behavior, too. city workers will be working through the night to get ready for tomorrow's huge celebration. parade is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. at justin hermann plaza. it will head straight up market to civic center plaza. carolyn tyler with the preparations. >> david thompson is the master float builder. his reputation is being put to the test. 48 hours notice they haveshing s floats. the challenge is the parade is tomorrow. >> the parade is tomorrow and paint takes 24 hours to dry. we're more than nervous. >> billy philadelphia got the call yesterday that the giants want him to play the caliope while they wait for the parade to begin. >> i'm very grateful they called me. my stock went up with my wife and kids. >> they expected up to million fans to celebrate. just about every city department is involved in trying to make it a success. at city hall today. mayor combined the year of the giants with the year of the dragon and ceo larry bare. >> this is paper dragon that hosts a
championship series. [applause] fans at the public house at&t park in san francisco this morning reacting to posey 4th inning grand slam. game 5 today was thriller as the giants hung on for a 6-4 victory taking 3 straight in cincinnati to win the series. >> what happened here i couldn't be prouder of a bunch of guy whose come in here and do what they did. i men that's quite a task. it's going against all odds and found way to get it done. >> they sure d.incredible performance the last 3 games. is what next for the giants and what about the a's who are in action right now? larry sports director is here with both of those stories. great day for the giants. tough spot the a's are in. >> get to them in a second. the giants next move basically to wait and see whether they play washington or st. louis in the national league championship series. giants held on to win decisive game 5 today over the reds. pose were biggest hit of the day. 5th inning grand slam off starter previous giants killer mat. giants jumped out to 6 nothing lead then had to hang on for dear life because it was a 6-4 gam
hours. $100 of an inch in san francisco. 2 hundredths of an inch in san jose. very small amounts of rainfall in most places. morgan hill big winner with over tenth of an inch. calm quiet dry now there are more showers on the way. 7 day forecast for new a moment. >> thanks spencer. >> shuttle he be daevr about to make its final move through the streets of los angeles. shuttle flew over the bay area last month and the trip to the final destination is just beginning. >> also here at popular coffee chain is facing bank situation. we have that story. >> came from the sea. large eyeball found on the beach. later on "nightline". >> coming up next on "nightline". the vice-presidential candidates face off as joe biden and republican paul ryan go head to head with only 25 days left in this race for the white house. our team of political insiders our team of political insiders at the guaranteed's lowest price.attresses plus, pay no interest for 3 years on the best brand-name mattress sets. get your best rest ever from sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >> new at
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